Disablility · Reading · Writing

Book Review: Girl in the Window by Penny Joelson

Genre: Teen/YA Rating: 5/5 Plot: Nothing ever happens on Kasia's street. And Kasia would know, because her illness makes her spend days stuck at home, watching the world from her bedroom window. So when she sees what looks like a kidnapping, she's not sure whether she can believe her own eyes . . . There… Continue reading Book Review: Girl in the Window by Penny Joelson

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Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

Genre: Teen/ Ya Rating: 5/5 Plot: For Maddy, life is all about routine. It has to be, to keep her autistic sister happy and healthy. With just Maddy and her mother as Bee's full-time carers, there's no time in Maddy's life for complications like friends, let alone a boyfriend. So when Maddy meets Albert, the… Continue reading Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

Disablility

My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Emetophobia is a fear of vomiting or seeing others being sick. Those who experience emetophobia may also fear being out of control while they are being sick or fear being sick in public, which can trigger avoidance behaviours. It is a condition that is not widely diagnosed even though it is a fairly prevalent anxiety… Continue reading My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

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Book review: just breathe by Cammie McGovern

Rating: 5/5 Genre: YA/ mental health/ disability Plot: David Scheinman is the popular president of his senior class, battling cystic fibrosis. Jamie Turner is a quiet sophomore, struggling with depression. The pair soon realizes that they’re able to be more themselves with each other than they can be with anyone else, and their unlikely friendship… Continue reading Book review: just breathe by Cammie McGovern

christmas · fashion · girl talk · Hair · nails · Writing

Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message

Today my beautiful friend Mel assisted me with an impromptu and pamper session so I am ready for Christmas. First of all she helped me brush and floss my teeth. With my cerebral palsy I find this quite difficult as I cannot rotate the toothbrush very well and often miss the plaque on my back… Continue reading Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message